Harlan Ellison: On the Road

Here you will find information about recent and upcoming appearances and signings, including television and radio appearances. Notices will be in chronological order.


6000 W. OLIVE AVE., GLENDALE, AZ 85302
12:30PM - 1:30PM @ Student Union Lounge
General college telephone # 623-845-3000

General college telephone number 623-935-8000

The events are free. Seating is limited. 1st come, 1st seated.

Barnes and Noble at The Grove (Farmers Market), 189 The Grove, Los Angeles.
Harlan will be signing the new edition of VIC AND BLOOD (tpb). Art by Richard Corben. Published by ibooks and Edgeworks Abbey.
If you are out-of-state and want Harlan to personalize and sign this publication of VIC AND BLOOD, just call Ms. Erin Vincent @ B&N 323-525-0366 (this is a private line)and leave your ordering information (name, address, phone #, quantity, credit card number and exact personalization). Please be very clear on the phone.


November 18- TROUBLEMAKERS Booksigning, 2-4pm at Dangerous Visions bookstore, 13543 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Harlan signs his new book, cavorts, and sings a medley of Kingston Trio songs with Art "Basso Profundo" Cover and Susie "Songbird" Ellison. DV is a block and a half east of Woodman on Ventura Blvd, (818)-986-6963.

November 20 - Harlan makes a long-awaited new appearance on Politically Incorrect. Check your local listings for show time.

June 26 - ESSENTIAL ELLISON Booksigning, 7pm-9pm at PINK'S Famous Chili Dogs (the stand from Harlan's short story Prince Myshkin, and Hold the Relish), 709 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038, 323-931-4223. Harlan will be signing copies of the NEW revised THE ESSENTIAL ELLISON and half of all proceeds will go to the KICK legal fund. Sponsored by Galerie Morpheus in Beverly Hills, 310-859-2557 or morpheusart.com.

MAY 27-JUNE 3: The Carribean: The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Making Waves Cruise. CANCELLED: SEE NEWS PAGE (entry 2/25/01) FOR DETAILS. Contact The Cruise Authority at 1-800-707-1634 for complete refund and cost reduction details.

OCTOBER 6 - Harlan Ellison with Neil Gaiman and Peter David, 7PM, Kresge Auditorium, MIT. Tickets are $4-8 for MIT Students, $8-$12 for College students and MIT alumnae, $12-16 for regular people. Tickets are available at lobby 10, oct. 1-5. Check out http://lsc.mit.edu for more info or write lsc@mit.edu.

AUGUST 22-AUGUST 29 - George Perez and The Artists's Choice will be holding a benefit auction on eBay of the Original Poster Artwork for Perez's Crimson Plague vs. Shi. Seller ID will be theartistschoice@aol.com. Proceeds to benefit KICK Internet Piracy, Harlan's fight against Internet-based copyright infringement. For a view of the picture and a lovely .jpg flyer suitable for printing check out this link to the HERC flyer.
LINK TO THE EBAY AUCTION (item number 1182253587)

AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 3 - Atlanta, GA: DragonCon 2001. Harlan will be "The Official Guest of the New Millenium" Guest of Honor. At the Hyatt Regency and the Atlanta Marriot Marquis.
www.dragoncon.com for more details.

SEPTEMBER 24 - Claremont, CA. An Evening with HARLAN ELLISON at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College, 385 E. Eighth Street, Claremont, CA 91711. Performance at 6:45 pm, show up early. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Be thrilled! Be chilled! Learn what an "athenaeum" is (hint: it's not in your body)! 35 miles east of Los Angeles, directions at www.claremontmckenna.edu/mmca.

OCTOBER 26-28 - Madison, Wisconsin: Mad Con 2001. Harlan will be Guest of Honor. Neil Gaiman and Peter David also attending, so expect hilarity and hijinks to ensue. Convention hotel is Hawthorn Suites, 2110 Rimrock Road, Madison, WI, (608) 284-1234 (ask for the Mad Con room block). Con memberships are $40.00, for more information check out www.madcon.org.



MARCH 10 - Los Angeles, CA: The William S. Paley Festival - Harlan will be one of several guests honoring the television series The Outer Limits. 7:00pm at the Directors Guild Theater, 7920 Sunset Blvd. To order tickets, call 1-888-ETM-TIXS. For more info on the festival call 1-310-786-1016.

MARCH 21 - Big Rapids, MI: Appearance at Ferris State University. "A Charming Evening with the Author in Which the F-Word Will Absolutely Be Used Only Once" - 8:00pm at IRC, Audotorium 3. No charge, open to the public. Call 231-591-3626 for reservations. Confirm location with University. No charge for tickets, so drag an unbeliever to the event.

MARCH 23-26 - College Station, Texas: AggieCon 31 at Texas A&M University, Memorial Student Center. Call (409) 845-1515 and ask for AggieCon info or write AggieCon 31, Memorial Student Center, Box J-1, College Station, Texas 77844. Before March 1, prices are $16.00 for students and $18.00 for others.

MARCH 31-APRIL 2 - Orlando, FL: Megacon 2000 at the Orlando Expo Center, 500 W. Livingston Street. E-mail megacon@megaconvention.com, call (813) 891-1702, or write to 4023 Tampa Road, Suite 2400, Oldsmar, FL 34677.

MAY 11-14 - Denver, CO: World Horror Con 2000 - Harlan is Guest of Honor along with J. Michael Straczynski, Peter Straub, and Melanie & Steve Rasnic Tem. Editor GOH: Ellen Datlow. Toastmaster: Dan Simmons. At the Adam's Mark Hotel, Denver, CO - for more info visit www.whc2000.org, write WHC2000 INC., Box 32167, Aurora, CO 80041-2167 or e-mail: trbarker@earthlink.net or Ebryant330@aol.com.

SEPTEMBER 13 - Penn State University, Reading, PA: An Evening with Harlan Ellison. 7:00pm at Perkins Student Center, Berks Campus, Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610. EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC but please call to register: (610) 396-6076 and ask for Teddi. Time and Place may change so please confirm when registering.



JANUARY 14 - HE appears on The Late, Late Show with Tom Snyder the evening of the 14th (not the 15th as some of you may have seen from a HERC mailing!). The show is on CBS, check your local listings for the time.

FEBRUARY 22 -HE plays the mysterious "Grifter" in this week's episode of the syndicated TV series PSI FACTOR. Check your local listings fordate and time - the episode is titled "The Observer Effect".

MARCH 10 - GLENDALE, ARIZONA: AN EVENING WITH HARLAN ELLISON. 7:00PM, Arizona State University West Campus, 4701 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale, AZ 85306. In the La Sala Ballroom at the University Center Building. For more info call 602-543-5500. Admission free to this and also to CAT STRANGLING AND OTHER AMUSEMENTS WITH HARLAN ELLISON, 11:00AM-Noon at the Student Lounge of Glendale Community College, 6000 West Olive Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302-9983. For more info contact Hannes Kvaran at 602-435-3696.

APRIL 8 - HE is the keynote speaker at the Palm Springs Writers Conference,to be held at the Marquis Hotel. For more information on thisThursday evening event, call Mary Valentine, (213) 874-5157.

April 9-11, 1999 - Harlan makes his biennial Guest of Honor appearance at theICON Science Fiction Convention, ICON 18. The con is being held at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, NY (on the north shore of Long Island). For more information, e-mail info@iconsf.org or check outhttp://www.iconsf.org/ for con information.

May 19- PBS - Harlan appearance in VOYAGE TO THE MILKY WAY.

May 26- ABC - Harlan appears on POLITICALLY INCORRECT WITH BILL MAHR. The subject of the show is the Internet, so it ought to be a doozy! Late night, check your local listings for the time.

June 8- The History Channel - Harlan interviewed on documentary THE TRUTH ABOUT SCIENCE FICTION. Check local listings for time and channel.

JUNE 18-20 - HE appears at the HEROES CONVENTION in Charlotte, NC. For more information call(704) 375-7463 or visit http://www.heroesonline.com.

JULY 9-11 - Waltham, MA:HE is co-GOH with editor-anthologist Ellen Datlow at READERCON 11(a literary, not a fannish, convention). For more information write to Readercon, Box 381246, Cambridge MA 02238, e-mail zeno@mit.edu, or visit http://www.readercon.org.

AUGUST 22 - Los Angeles, CA - "Cat Strangling and Other Amusements: An Irreverent Evening with Harlan Ellison" : 7:30pm at THE CENTER FOR INQUIRY, WEST. Tickets $5.00, limited seating. Contact The Skeptics Society's Center For Inquiry, 5519 Grosvenor Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 or call (310) 306-2847.

AUGUST 26-29- Anaheim, CA - brief appearance at NASFiC '99.

NOVEMBER 27-28, 1999 - Harlan is Special Guest of Honor at MID-OHIO-CON. At the Adam's Mark Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. For more info go to www.midohiocon.com or write Mid-Ohio-Con, P.O. Box 3831, Mansfield, OH 44907.


May 1st - Evening with HE, 7:30PM, Cerro Coso Community College, 3000 College Heights Blvd, Ridgecrest, California in the Lecture Center. (760) 384-6100

June 14 - Harlan is featured on the Sci-Fi Channel's MASTERS OF FANTASY program,airing at 7:00am Pacific. Show will rerun on the 18th and 24th at 5:30pm and 9:30pm and on the21st at 7:30am. All times are for the Los Angeles area, check your local listings for thetimes in your area.

June 19 - Harlan will be a guest on Tom Snyder's THE LATE, LATE SHOW onCBS. Check local listing for times in your area, it's on late at night as the title wouldsuggest.

June 26 - HE and Jacek Yerka, who collaborated on MIND FIELDS, will be appearing together at The Morpheus Gallery and Harlan will be reading from that book.Call 310-859-2557 for more details.

June 22-July 31st - Odyssey Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop, Mont Vernon, NH.(603) 673-6234 (sorry, it's OVER)

August 21-24 -The Wrap Party, Heathrow, London, England. Convention to celebrate the end of Babylon 5.E-mail TheWrapParty@streamradio.com or write to P.O. Box 505, Reading, Berks, RG1 7QZ, England.

September 3-6 - DragonCon, Atlanta, GA. Schedule (as best we know it) as follows:
Friday, 11:30am - An Edge in His Voice: An Hour with Harlan Ellison
  Webderland Visitors gather outside Centennial III-IV at 11:00am!
Friday, 2:30pm - The Crow:The Anthology - panel discussion
Friday, 8:00pm - DragonCon Guest of Honor Banquet
Saturday, 11:30am - Masters of Fantasy - panel discussion along with Ray Bradbury and Ray Harryhausen, Q&A
Saturday, 1:00pm - Signing
Saturday, 4:00pm - Everyone's a Critic - panel discussion
Saturday, 7:00pm - Harlan participates in the Atlanta Radio TheatreCompany's rendition of Heinlein's "The Man Who Travelled in Elephants"
Saturday, 8:00pm - Harlan awards the first ever Julie award andreceives his own honor from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
Sunday, 11:30am - Hollywood from the Inside - panel discussion of gueststhat have been "Inside Hollywood"
Sunday, 1:00pm - Signing

September 25-27 - Mad Media 5 Con, Madison, WI. (608) 836-1103

October 16 - An Evening WithHarlan Ellison, 7:00PM at Teikyo Loretto Heights University. Theevent's admission is $34, it runs from 7-9 p.m. and there will be a reception and book signing after the event.

October 30-31
Appearance at the Boston Center for Adult Education as featured author for 4th AnnualWriting Festival Register via phone (617) 267-4430. Register on-line viawww.bcae.org or through www.sidewalk.com. (Note: the best way to findthe events is to go to sidewalk.com and run an all-text search on "Harlan Ellison")Course codes and details are as follows:
An Evening with Fantasist Harlan Ellison
Reading and Talk Only: Course Code: MHAR 01 - Friday, October 30, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
$29 plus a $6 registration fee,Meets at Arlington Street Church, at the corner of Arlington and BoylstonStreets, Boston
Reading/Talk and Reception
Friday, October 30, 7:00 - 9:30 PM
$49 plus a $6 registration fee, Meets at Arlington Street Church, at the corner of Arlington and BoylstonStreets, Boston
Workshop -- Inventing the Logic of "What If?": The Art of WritingImaginative Literature
Saturday, October 31, 10:00 - Noon
$75 plus a $6 registration fee,Meets at the Boston Center for Adult Education (in the ballroom of theGamble Mansion), 5 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

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